Beyond dispute
Dispute Dis*pute", n. [Cf. F. dispute. See {Dispute}, v. i.] 1. Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate. [1913 Webster]

Addicted more To contemplation and profound dispute. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Contest; struggle; quarrel. --De Foe. [1913 Webster]

{Beyond dispute}, {Without dispute}, indisputably; incontrovertibly.

Syn: Altercation; controversy; argumentation; debate; discussion; quarrel; disagreement; difference; contention; wrangling. See {Altercation}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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